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Contact Kayseri, Turkey 12 – 14 March 2015 ESCMID

Contact Person (Scientific Programme & Administration)
Emine Alp
Erciyes University, Faculty of Medicine
Department of Infectious Diseases and
Clinical Microbiology
Phone +90 053 631 464 30
Fax +90 035 243 752 73
[email protected]
Target Audience
Up to 80 interested clinical microbiologists and
infectious disease specialists from all over
the world.
Invited Faculty Members
Ibrahim Abubakar, London, United Kingdom
Erdal Akalın, Istanbul, Turkey
Murat Akova, Ankara, Turkey
Emine Alp, Kayseri, Turkey
Benedetta Allegranzi, Geneva, Switzerland
Barry Cookson, London, United Kingdom
¸Saban Esen, Samsun, Turkey
Sonja Hansen, Berlin, Germany
Frauke Mattner, Cologne, Germany
Mary Louise McLaws, Sydney, Australia
Jordi Rello, Barcelona, Spain
Ye¸sim Çetinkaya ¸Sardan, Ankara, Turkey
Andreas Widmer, Basel, Switzerland
Ata Nevzat Yalçın, Antalya, Turkey
Scientific picture outside: Infection control nurse / genome and
stem cell research center (both at Erciyes University)
Scientific picture inside: Intensive care unit (Erciyes University)
ESCMID Postgraduate
Education Course
New Perspectives in
Infection Control
© ESCMID, September 2014
ESCMID Postgraduate
Education Course
New Perspectives in
Infection Control
Kayseri, Turkey
12 – 14 March 2015
• ESCMID Study Group for Nosocomial Infections (ESGNI)
• Turkish Society of Hospital Infections and Control
• Erciyes University
Course Coordinators
• Emine Alp, Kayseri, Turkey
• Murat Dizbay, Ankara, Turkey
• Ata Nevzat Yalçın, Antalya, Turkey
Course Objectives
• To discuss new advances in infection control
• To discuss behavioural attitudes of health care
workers and ways to change the behaviour
in infection control
• To discuss the economical analysis of noso comial infections
• To share the experiences in infection control
Course Programme
Thursday, 12 March 2015
16:00 Opening ceremony and welcome
Emine Alp, Erdal Akalın (Turkish Society
of Hospital Infection and Control) &
Murat Akova (President of ESCMID)
16:30 A global approach and new perspectives
in infection control.
Erdal Akalın
Behavioural attitudes of health care
workers in infection control: a different
approach to behaviour change.
Mary Louise McLaws
Establishing and directing an infection
control programme in a hospital.
Barry Cookson
19:00 Cocktail
Friday, 13 March 2015
09:00 Surveillance definitions of health care associated infections: what is new?
Sonja Hansen
10:00 Bundle strategies in infection control:
why and how?
Jordi Rello
10:30 Coffee break
11:00 How can we increase and monitor hand
hygiene adherence in hospital?
Benedetta Allegranzi
Saturday, 14 March 2015
09:00 How should we best use molecular tools
in infection control?
Ibrahim Abubakar
Glycopeptide-resistant enterococci:
how to prevent HAI due to these
Frauke Mattner
10:00 Coffee break
12:00 Lunch
13:30 Antimicrobial stewardship programme:
when, why and how?
Murat Akova
11:00 Environmental cleaning and disin fection: what is new?
Emine Alp
14:00 Economical analyses of nosocomial
infections: how can we do it?
Ata Nevzat Yalçın
11:30 Closing remarks & lunch
14:30 Modern approach to the prevention of
vascular catheter-related infections.
Andreas Widmer (to be confirmed)
15:00 Coffee break
15:30 How to achieve the prevention of urinary
tract infections at the bed side?
¸Saban Esen
16:30 The challenges of preventing ventilator-
associated pneumonia.
Jordi Rello
Screening patients for multidrugresistant pathogens: when, why,
how long?
Ye¸sim Çetinkaya ¸Sardan
Course Venue
Radisson Blu Hotel
Hunat Mahallesi
Sivas Caddesi No: 24/1
Melikgazi, Kayseri
Phone +90 352 315 50 00
Fax +90 352 315 50 50
[email protected]
Registration Procedure
Register now online on the ESCMID website at Registration
deadline is 27 February 2015.
Registration Fee
EUR 450 for ESCMID members
(Full Membership/Young Scientist Membership)
EUR 550 for all others
The fee includes the teaching material, cocktail,
2 lunches, 1 dinner, 3 coffee breaks and hotel
accommodation (2 nights). Travel is not included.
Attendance Grants
ESCMID provides a number of attendance
grants for ESCMID “Young Scientist members”.
The grant covers the registration fee, but
not travel costs. Please apply via the ESCMID
website at before 2 February 2015. Applicants will be informed
about their acceptance by 16 February 2015.
CME Accreditation
The organisers of the course will apply for European CME accreditation through EACCME.
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